Baked Cheddar Cheese Grits Casserole

Cheese Grits
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  • Total: 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
547 Calories
47g Fat
12g Carbs
20g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 4
Amount per serving
Calories 547
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47g 60%
Saturated Fat 27g 134%
Cholesterol 275mg 92%
Sodium 443mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Protein 20g
Calcium 456mg 35%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple cheese grits recipe is flavored with sharp Cheddar cheese and butter. Eggs and a little milk bring the cooked grits and cheese together in this tasty side dish casserole. Serve for breakfast brunch, or as a starch side dish.


  • 1 cup grits, stone ground or instant
  • 8 ounces shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon milk

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.​

  2. Cook grits according to package directions. Stir in the shredded cheese, butter, eggs, and milk; pour into a buttered 1-quart baking dish.

  3. Bake 45 minutes, or until set.